This is a place for my to collect personal essays, pieces, some poetry about living intentionally, which I strive to do in all aspects of my life!

Here are a few things to know about me:

  • I just graduated from UWaterloo with a BA in the Arts and Business Co-op program, with a Joint Honours in Economics and English: Rhetoric & Professional Writing.
  • I’m a Canadian, living & working in Ottawa.
  • Fields of interest:
    • social media and digital self-narrativization
    • labour & the labour market
    • millennial solipsism
    • community-building, city-building
    • empowerment (female & economic)
  • Hobbies:
    • being (over-)involved in my community & city
    • working out (I’ve been doing zumba for 5+ years & I’m doing two 5Ks this summer)
    • finding dirt-cheap & unusual things to do
    • art (doing & looking), reading and writing
    • Canadian politics
  • Favourite music:
    • Chance the Rapper
    • badbadnotgood
    • Richard Wagner
    • Joe Hisaishi
    • Lorde
    • few other songs here and there
  • Favourite TV (warning: I barely watch any):
    • Steven Universe
    • Rupaul’s Drag Race
    • Slings & Arrows
    • Arrested Development
  • Favourite Movies:
    • Mad Max: Fury Road
    • Sound of Music
    • The Grand Budapest Hotel
    • Princess Mononoke
    • Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind
    • Spotlight


That’s about all there is to this! Hit me up on twitter at @amyczhou if you want to get in touch.




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